Salvadoran legislative election, 1968

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Legislative elections were held in El Salvador on 10 March 1968.[1] The result was a victory for the National Conciliation Party, which won 27 of the 52 seats. Voter turnout was just 36.6%.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
National Conciliation Party 212,661 47.7 27 -4
Christian Democratic Party 193,248 43.3 19 +4
Salvadoran Popular Party 22,748 5.1 4 +3
National Revolutionary Movement 17,449 3.9 2 New
Invalid/blank votes 45,931 - - -
Total 492,037 100 52 0
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p276 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p282

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